Police Department

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the East Hampton Police Department to safeguard the lives and property of the people of East Hampton; to reduce the fear of crime through vigilant prevention efforts while enhancing public safety, and; to work with and among our community partners to improve the quality of life for our citizens.  We will serve East Hampton with honor and integrity and at all times conduct ourselves with the highest ethical standards to foster and maintain the trust of our community.


  • Crime Prevention
  • Neighborhood Watch


On June 8, 2020 the East Hampton Police Department will begin fingerprinting East Hampton town residents or persons applying for a job within the town (daycare facilities as an example) by appointment only.  This applies to the processing of Temporary Pistol Permit Applications as well.  Fingerprinting hours will be from 8:30 am till 11:30 am on Monday and Wednesday and from 4:30 pm till 6:30 pm on Tuesday.  To make an appointment please call the routine number for the police department during normal business hours, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, Tuesday 8:00 am till 6:30 pm, and Friday between 8:00 am and 12:30 pm at 860-267-9544. 

Individuals coming in to be fingerprinted will be required to provide their own protective mask and wear it at all times while in the police facility.

We have moved

The East Hampton Police Department has moved into our new Police facility.  The new state of the art building is attached to the new Town Hall and includes, among other things, a 54 seat training room, workout room, 5 prisoner holding cells and room for future expansion.


Staff Contacts

Name Title
Dennis Woessner Police Chief